We understand the complexities of individuals displaying academic, social and behavioral difficulties and we strive to provide a comprehensive evaluation for you or your child’s unique needs. Each evaluation we perform is individualized. Additionally, we strive to ensure a timely response in order to avoid the pitfalls of waiting for an evaluation such as further academic decline, increase in behavioral concerns, school refusal behaviors, and deflated self-esteem.
Education - Dr. Debora L. Buzinkai is a licensed psychologist in the state of New Jersey. She earned her Psy.D. doctoral degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she specialized in the Neuropsychology track. Dr. Buzinkai holds a Diplomate in School Neuropsychology from the American Board of School Neuropsychology (ABSNP). In addition, she earned an Educational Specialist Degree as a School Psychologist as well as a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Seton Hall University. Her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology was received at Rutgers University.
Dr. Buzinkai’s experience in the field is diverse. She currently maintains a private practice in Bayonne, NJ. Previously, she was employed as a school psychologist. This background helps her to provide a unique perspective when it comes to collaboration with your child's school.
Additionally, Dr. Buzinkai has 10 years of experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has 7 years of experience working in a hospital setting as a mental health clinician and an assistant manager of the psychiatric emergency screening services. Currently, she conducts psychological evaluations and neuropsychological evaluations. Neuropsychological testing is used to clarify diagnoses and help individuals and families better understand the impact of their diagnosis on learning, thinking, and behavior.
Dr. Buzinkai had the honor of presenting at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention in 2009 and 2012. In 2009 she presented a poster presentation entitled “Making a Difference: Effective Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services Referrals”. In 2012 she co-presented a mini skills presentation entitled “Gang Affiliation Prevention: A Proactive Approach to Emotional Well Being”. Her dissertation was entitled “Cognitive Profile Subtypes of Gifted and Talented Students”.
Had a wonderful experience with Dr. Buzinkai. She is very knowledgeable, sensitive, and friendly.
Dr.Buzinki is absolutely amazing and you should definitely check her out! 10/10 recommend!!
I would highly recommend Dr. Buzinkai. She made me feel very comfortable and helped me through alot!!
Dear Dr. Buzinkai, Just wanted to say thank you for all your help and the awesome testing that you did for us. We really appreciate all of it. It is life changing for our son and for us. We can get him the help and tools he needs. So far the school and the district has been very receptive to his diagnosis and things are in place to get him the resources before the end of the year. Huge! So I just wanted to personally thank you. Have a great day!
Dear Dr. Buzinkai, Thank you so much for all your time and help! I recommended you to my sister. I felt that I have never talked to or been in contact with a psychologist like you. You are kind, compassionate, understanding, and you don’t make me feel any less of a person with all that is going on. I truly appreciate all your help and guidance.